Welcome to Our Practice

Our mission is to provide excellence in surgical care in a personal and caring environment. With a combined 20 years of experience, we are confident in our ability to meet your surgical needs. We are grateful for the opportunity to help our patients and look forward to partnering with you in your healthcare needs.

We are here to help

Our office provides a full range of general surgery services to meet your specific needs. Here is a short list of the most common general surgery services we provide. Please contact us if you have questions about our services or would like to discuss a specific surgical procedure that is not listed here.

  • Breast care
    • Management of benign breast disease
    • High risk evaluations
    • Genetic testing
    • Breast biopsy
    • Stereotactic biopsy
    • Surgical management of breast cancer
  • Thyroid surgery
  • Gall bladder removal
  • Hernia surgery
  • Hemorrhoid surgery
  • Abdominal surgery
  • Colon resection
  • Placement of vein access catheter for chemotherapy
  • Lesion removal from all sites except face
  • Appendix removal
  • Abdominal adhesion surgery
  • Pilonidal cyst removal
  • Lymph node biopsy

Please call us now at 913-677-2508 to find out how we can help you, your family and friends achieve better health.

Referring physicians can fax requests for consultation to 913-677-0631.

Our Physicians

Bettina Lowe, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Kristine Freyaldenhoven, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Our Staff

Stephanie – Practice Manager
Brenda – Medical Assistant
Nicole – Receptionist
Shelley – Office Assistant

Patient Forms

Please review and fill out these forms prior to your office visit:

Patient Information
Patient Health History
Notice of Privacy Practices
Privacy Release
Financial Responsibility


Thank you for taking care of me when I had my breast cancer. Your compassion, honesty and skill as a surgeon helped me to greatly reduce my fear. I will always be grateful for the time and effort you spent putting together my ‘cancer team’. – Kristen S.

A big ‘thank you’ for going above and beyond the call of duty to help me get the care that I needed … your kindness and consideration were greatly appreciated. – Joyce K.

It's difficult being a patient but you were wonderful keeping me informed with all your phone calls and genuine concern for my health. – Carol B.

The support and concern that I have received from you and your team has helped me through a most challenging time. – Phil W.

From diagnosis to surgery I was confident in your hands. You are blessed with a great skill and I want you to know that you are appreciated. Thank you for the time you spent talking with me and my family. Your entire staff has been great! – Denise M.

In addition to being a highly skilled physician she understands how very important it is to provide that added measure of personal care and concern which is needed and appreciated. – Ramsey D

I am thankful for your attentive care and surgical skill during my surgery and follow-up. – Beverly S.

Thank you for taking such good care of me before and during my breast biopsy. I really appreciate your comments of happiness that everything turned out so well for me. That was such a show of care and concern. – Sharon K

Thank you for all you did to prepare me and take such good care of me during my gallbladder surgery! Prior to surgery I was very nervous and you and your team kept me at ease and very comfortable. – Kat O'C

It was nice to receive your call inquiring if I had any concerns. – Joan S.

Thank you for taking such excellent care of me throughout my appendicitis. You have a great talent for putting people at ease and making them feel comfortable with what is going on. It's easy to see why all the nurses have such tremendous respect for you. – Stacey K.


We work with many excellent hospitals and outpatient centers. Here are our current affiliations:

  • Shawnee Mission Medical Center
  • Shawnee Mission Day Surgery Center
  • Saint Luke's South Hospital
  • St. Luke's South Surgery Center
  • Anderson County Hospital

Office Hours

Monday9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Thursday9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Friday9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

We are available 24 hours per day, seven days per week, through our answering service.


Lowe and Freyaldenhoven, MDs
8901 West 74th Street
Suite 356
Shawnee Mission, KS 66204

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